Choosing us
We guide you through immigration "strategically"
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Choosing us
We guide you through immigration “strategically”
About us
Our Story
Who are we

ProActive Legal is an Australian law firm best known for its work in immigration law. Our highly specialised Migration Lawyers and Migration Advisors (RMA) together have over 37 years of experience.

 

 

Our Principal Lawyer, David Gu, is one of Australia’s leading experts in immigration law. He is one of only 46 lawyers accredited by the Law Society of New South Wales as a Specialist in Immigration Law.

 

 

Whether is to reach a migration goal or resolving a complicated and challenging immigration problem, it is a ‘journey’. The success of that journey hinges one that are forward thinking, proactive, creative and confident in their expertise. These are qualities of our team, enabling us to unpuzzle the complex and intertwining Australian immigration laws to find practical, innovative, bespoke and strategic solutions.

– Family Law
– Property law (including use of land)
– Conveyancing (buying and selling of residential and commercial properties)
– Wills and estate litigation
– Resolution of disputes (including litigation)
“Fair and Equality”
Our Objective

 

We specialise in
Australian immigration law

We specialises in Australia immigration law
“Fair and Equality”
Our Objective

Our team in Sydney and Melbourne handles the full spectrum of Australian visas and citizenship matters, simple or complex and anything in between. We represent in visa and citizenship applications, defending visa cancellations and business sponsorship sanctions, reviews and appeals in tribunals and courts, as well as appealing to the Minister for Immigration or other government agencies.

 

We are also proud to support our community, the vulnerable and disadvantaged, by providing pro bono immigration advice to referrals from legal and community resources centres.

 

At ProActive Legal, we always work professionally, ethically and intelligently towards one goal: Delivering the result our client wants. Whether one is at the start of their migration journey or facing roadblocks, through us we guide and lead them to success.

– Getting to know you, your concerns and objectives.
– Using our knowledge and experience to devise a strategy.
– Gaining your trust and co-operation to help us achieve your goals.
– Liaising and working with you to implement the strategy.
– Relating to you in an honest, friendly and professional manner.
– Delivering for you the best possible outcome.
We are flexible in how we charge for our legal costs whether you need our assistance personally or for a business.

We also believe in giving back to the community, helping the vulnerable and disadvantaged. We do that by accepting pro bono referrals of immigration matters from legal and community resources centres.

So feel free to give us a call or send us an email. We will let you know how we can help you.
Services

Australian Immigration Law

Immigration Law
Individual
Corporate
Compliance and Enforcement
Review and Appeals
Ministerial Intervention
Citizenship
Services
Australia Immigration Law
Immigration Law
Individual
Corporate
Compliance and Enforcement
Review and Appeals
Ministerial Intervention
Citizenship
Immigration Law
Immigration Law
Partner Migration
Parent Visa
Other Family Migration
Business Innovation & Investment Migration
Skilled Migration
Temporary Skilled & Activities
Study & Visit
Refugee & Other Visas
Subclass 482 Temporary Skilled Shortage (Skilled) visa
Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme visa
Subclass 400 Temporary Work (Short Stay Specialist) visa
Subclass 407 Training visa
Subclass 408 Temporary Activity visa
Subclass 494 Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional (Provisional) visa and Subclass 191 Permanent Residence (Skilled Regional) visa
Other Practice Areas
Conveyancing and Property Law

Estate Law

Litigation and Dispute Resolutions

Notary Public Services
Other Practice Areas
Conveyancing and Property Law

Estate Law

Litigation and Dispute Resolutions

Notary Public Services
Team
Our People
Our People
What is an Accredited Specialist in Immigration Law?

To be given the title “accredited specialist”, is the highest accreditation attainable as a solicitor in Australia. The Law Societies of Australia have a rigorous assessment program for all their specialisations. Immigration is one of them. To become an accredited specialist, a solicitor must meet certain requirements and go through various examination stages, testing their skills and knowledge in the specific area of the law that they are competent in. When a solicitor or lawyer receives this accreditation it is usually newsworthy due to how hard it is to be obtained.

Testimonial

I would highly recommend ProActive Legal, Mr. Tho Nguyen and Elena Cai who lodged and prepared documents for me and my family. They did very professional, efficient and responsible. I wish I could give more than 5 stars. Elena Cai helped us so much to prepare documents to lodge the permanent visa and Mr. Tho Nguyen gave us the very genuine advice to get nomination and the result is better than we expected. We really appreciate your help and we will come back to introduce your very professional services to our friends and family.
JACKY PHAM

I came to ProActive Legal due to the serious challenges relating to my permanent residence visa application. After my application was refused by the Department of Immigration, I realised that I needed to seek help from a professional immigration specialist. David is very professional and experienced in immigration matters. He took the time to cover every necessary detail to ensure he had a good understanding of my case. He is excellent in finding even minor points which can overturn the case. I believe that he really takes care of his clients and aligns their priorities and interests with his goals. I am very satisfied with his legal service and would definitely recommend ProActive Legal.
Anonymous

I sought help from ProActive Legal after my student visa application got refused. I was in panic when I received the decision record from the Department of Immigration. It was then that my friend recommended me to ProActive Legal. Mr. David Gu helped me as my representative in the Migration Review Tribunal. His presentation to the Tribunal was well-prepared and thoroughly supported by documents. His expertise and knowledge in immigration law played a huge factor in helping me to get my student visa back. I am very satisfied and pleased with ProActive Legal’s level of professionalism and attention to detail throughout my case.
J.Xi (MRT review of Student visa refusal)

I would like to thank Mr. David Gu for the incredible work he and his team did for my family and I. David was very intelligent, diligent and helpful. When we originally met with David, we were given a clear indication of what was required to be successful, the work we needed to undertake and what ProActive legal could do to make the process easier. I felt more confident and less hopeless after the first meeting with David. He used his experience as a MRT officer to identify remedies from legislation and policies to apply in adverse situations which others may overlook. This is one of the many benefits of seeking David’S help.
Jian Guo Q. (Partner visa)

I recommend ProActive Legal because of their high level of service and dedication. One of my friends recommended me to seek help from David when my student visa was at risk of being refused. David examined my case in a professional manner and applied his expertise. ProActive Legal managed the complexity of my case due to their professionalism and resolved my problem in a short amount of time. Without their help, I wouldn’t have been able to stay in Australia and continue to enjoy my life here.
John J. (MRT review of Student visa refusal)

Excellent customer service, all the staff are warm and professional. I really appreciate the advice provided by Sean and Cissy during my visa application. I will definately recommend my friends to come.
Dao Wen

Special thanks to Cissy who has helped me and my partner all along our journey, from applying our TR, Professional Year and finally PR. Services provided were top notch, nothing to complain about. Highly recommend to those who are wanting to apply for any visa.
Michael Lam

I had a good experience with ProActive Legal for my parter visa and we recently received positive outcome. They are professional and efficient in terms of communications and providing advices. I will recommend ProActive Legal.
Su Xu
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Appointment is essential to meet our lawyers.

Doing our part to minimise COVID-19 transmission, our team does not always work from the office.

Sydney
(Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)

Level 7, 117 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

P: +61 2 9199 8600

Melbourne
(Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)

Level 15, 356 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

P: +61 3 9988 2121

Brisbane
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Level 18, 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
P: +61 7 3556 3900
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Please contact us to see how we can help.
Appointment is essential to meet our lawyers.

Doing our part to minimise COVID-19 transmission, our team does not always work from the office.

Representative Office
Nanjing

45F, No.67 Zhujiang Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, 21000, China
P: +86 4000 286 860

Taipei
2F-2, No. 23, Section 1, Hangzhou South Road, Taipei 10053, Taiwan
P:+886 2 2321 2406
Contact Us
Location
Contact Us

Please contact us to see how we can help.
Appointment is essential to meet our lawyers.

Doing our part to minimise COVID-19 transmission, our team does not always work from the office.

Sydney
(Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)

Level 7, 117 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000

P: +61 2 9199 8600

Melbourne
(Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm)

Level 15, 356 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

P: +61 3 9988 2121

Brisbane
(By appointment only)
Level 18, 175 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
P: +61 7 3556 3900
Representative Office
Nanjing
45F, No.67 Zhujiang Road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu
P: +86 4000 286 860
Taipei
2F-2, No. 23, Section 1, Hangzhou South Road, Taipei 10053, Taiwan
P:+886 2 2321 2406
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